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Blame your Genes for Bad Teeth
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Blame your Genes for Bad Teeth

The dentist used it to scare children into proper dental hygiene and let’s be honest, it was funny! Because though British tea and good manners have an excellent international reputation, British teeth are mostly used as a punch line. But tooth decay is far from only a British problem — in fact, it’s one of…

Rural women can save thousands of babies’ lives
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Rural women can save thousands of babies’ lives

By: Audrey Prost – Senior Lecturer, University College London In the Indian state of Odisha, a village named Gadagadei, is inhabited by Juangs, one of the number of Indian tribal groups that are counted as being particularly vulnerable. It is a remote, village surrounded by forests. The village has poor communication, transport links and very…

UN fears further Spread of Polio
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UN fears further Spread of Polio

GENEVA: About 50,000 Pakistanis have crossed into eastern Afghanistan to escape air strikes over the past 10 days and 435,000 have fled within their homeland, which could fuel the spread of polio as many are not vaccinated, UN agencies said. Pakistan’s military gave residents of North Waziristan until the end of Monday to leave the…

FDI Dental Congress in India – Sept. 2014
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FDI Dental Congress in India – Sept. 2014

New Dehli, India: The Indian Dental Association (IDA) will be hosting the FDI Annual World Dental Congress from 11th to 14th September, 2014 in Greater Noida, NCR New Delhi, India. Having an international outreach, it will be a unique event in the 2014 dental calendar as a global audience of more than 10,000 visitors are…

Qatar has implemented a commendable public-health programme
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Qatar has implemented a commendable public-health programme

By: Bilal Amanullah. One cannot resist sharing and appreciating the generous policies and practices of Humanitarian-care in Qatar. Recently, a friend of mine had a chest pain. He went to the emergency section of the prestigious Government-managed hospital in Doha, called; Hamad Hospital. Within 30-45 minutes, he was examined by the Doctor, applied ECG and…

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome
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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome

12 more cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in Saudi Arabia Camels are suspected to be the likely source of animal to human MERS infection. There has been a sudden increase in the incidence of MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) cases in Saudi Arabia recently, as 12 more cases of MERS have emerged. The…

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